Ford to revamp symbol of Detroit decline to house tech workers

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Ford Motor executives on Tuesday stated the automaker is going to renovate and redevelop Michigan Central Station, Detroit’s infamous blighted landmark, transforming it into offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers dedicated to self-driving vehicles and ancillary technologies and services. Discussing with a large crowd outside the grand, yet dilapidated 18-story Michigan […]

Fiat Chrysler, Waymo broadens deal for self-driving ride-hailing service

Alphabet's Waymo self-driving car

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) will provide Waymo with thousands of Pacifica hybrid minivans as Alphabet Inc’s self-driving unit starts presenting its first public ride-hailing service later this year, the companies stated on Tuesday. Depending on its scope and scale, the agreement could put pressure on other similar companies like Uber Technologies Inc and General […]

GM’s self-driving cars associated with six accidents in September

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General Motors self-driving unit, Cruise Automation, informed California regulators its vehicles were associated with 6 crashes in the state in September, but stated none of automated vehicles were accountable. The crashes did not lead to any injuries or severe damage, as per the GM reports, however did demonstrate the obstacles for developers of self-driving cars […]

Delphi Partnerships With Transdev for Self-driving Transport Service

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Delphi Automotive will partner with Transdev Group, a public transport service managed by the French government, to develop an automatic on-demand shuttle service in Europe, the companies stated. In a joint declaration, Delphi and Transdev stated they will evaluate driverless vehicles in Normandy and outside Paris, in advance of developing a commercial service, beginning in […]

Self-driving projects comes with various alliances of companies

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The race to develop and make use of autonomous vehicle technology is improving the hierarchy of the vehicle industry, replacing conventional top-down manufacturing relationships with complicated webs of alliances and acquisitions. Deal making in the automobile and innovation market is driven by the quick shift of self-driving vehicles from research tasks to major elements of […]

Nvidia and Audi aim to bring a self-driving AI car to market by 2020

Nvidia, Audi AI self-driving

Nvidia revealed a number of new partners for its efforts to bring self-driving automobiles to public roads in a production capacity recently, however the most significant without a doubt was Audi. Nvidia is dealing with the automaker to bring its AI driving tech, which is offered thanks to its newest in-car self-driving computing software and […]

BMW and Baidu to end their joint project on self-driving cars

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BMW and China’s Baidu will end their joint research on self-driving cars and trucks, executives for the two companies said on Friday, with Baidu now looking for new international research partners. Wang Jing, the head of autonomous vehicle development at Baidu, informed Reuters the company was now utilizing vehicles from Ford’s Lincoln in its U.S. […]

Mobileye and Delphi are Collaborating to Develop Robot Car System

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Israeli technology company Mobileye and UK-based automobile devices maker Delphi said that they were collaborating to develop an autonomous driving system which would be all set for vehicle makers in 2019. A joint statement by the both stated that Mobileye’s vision and sensing unit systems would combine with Delphi’s automated driving software to develop what […]